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Touching Snow

by M. Sindy Felin

M. Sindy Felin’s National Book Award finalist is in paperback for the first time. Karina has plenty to worry about on the last day of seventh grade: finding three Ds and a C on her report card again, getting...


Bird

by Crystal Chan

Entrenched secrets, mysterious spirits, and an astonishing friendship weave together in this extraordinary and haunting debut that School Library Journal calls “a powerful story about loss and moving on.”...


Ava and Salomé

by Patricia L. Woodard

Ava is seven years old when her grandmother offers her a very special trip for her birthday. She lives in New Bern, North Carolina, but her grandmothers gift gives her the chance to visit Cali, Colombia. Ava...


Mr. Kiko Searches for Aloha

by Marion Louise & Susan Shorter

Mr. Kiko Searches for Aloha is a childrens picture book, for ages four to eight, with cultural implications and highlighting the values of individual differences. The coqui, a singing tree frog of Puerto Rican...


Panama Girl

by Ida Freer

In the exotic jungles of Panama, a sensitive and courageous twelve-year-old girl named Surni is on the verge of a new life. She is a member of the Embera tribe, an indigenous community that has thrived for centuries...


The Redemption

by Howard Rubens

Strangled by fits of madness, Marjaneh fell from royalty to the depths of society. Becoming a slave to the king of Arubara, she lost all hope due to her uncontrolled outrages. No chance for happiness came her...


Hurricane

by Terry Trueman

The powerful story of a boy's fear and courage in the face of a force of nature too huge to even imagine.

Based on Hurricane Mitch's devastation of Honduras in 1998, Terry Trueman's acclaimed Hurricane is a...


What Will I See In Brazil? Geography for Kids | Children's Explore the World Books

by Baby Professor

Pack your imaginary bags and let’s go to Brazil! There are many things to see in Brazil, and this book will showcase some of the most popular. Just think of reading a low-cost, no-passport required means to...


The History Mystery

by Ana María Machado

Sonia, Pedro and their classmates are baffled. Mysterious messages keep popping up on their computers, on their mobile phones, on websites they visit, even on a radio programme they listen to. It is a voice...


Shadow of a Bull

by Maia Wojciechowska & Alvin Smith

Maia Wojciechowska's 1965 Newbery Medal winner about a young boy struggling with his father's legacy.

Manolo was only three when his father, the great bullfighter Juan Olivar, died. But Juan is never far from...


Not a Chance

by Michelle Mulder

Dian has been coming to the Dominican Republic with her doctor parents for years. Now that she's 14, she had wanted to stay home in Canada, but instead she is helping her parents set up their clinic and looking...


Trails of Treachery

by Carolyn Keene

Leave it to Nancy Drew to be on the case no matter where she is....

Nancy and Bess travel to Costa Rica with George as she prepares to participate in La Ruta de los Conquistadores, a 3-day mountain bike race....


Mystery of Lazy Loggerhead -  Brazil 2

by Lisa Travis & Adam Turner

Welcome to Brazil!

Sofia and Júlia visit the coast of Brazil. It’s fun in the sun until they notice mysterious markings in the golden sands. Someone or something is after the loggerhead sea turtles. But...


Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad

by Maricel E. Presilla & Ismael Espinosa Ferrer

Bittersweet memories, delicious recipes, and fabulous feasts await you in Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad, a sumptuous introduction to the history of Christmas celebrations in the Hispanic Caribbean.

Beginning...


Mystery of the Troubled Toucan (Pack-n-Go Girls Adventures - Brazil 1)

by Lisa Travis, Adam Turner & Janelle Diller

Welcome to Brazil!

Nine-year-old Sofia Diaz’s world is coming apart. So is the rickety old boat that carries her far up the Rio Negro river in Brazil. Crocodiles swim in the dark waters. Spiders scurry up...


Voices in First Person

by Flavio Morais, Lori Marie Carlson & Manuel Rivera-Ortiz

WANTING TO BELONG. WANTING TO GO HOME. LOVE. REGRET. FAMILY LEGENDS. DREAMS. REVENGE. ENGLISH. SPANISH.

This eclectic, gritty, and groundbreaking collection of short monologues features twenty-one of the most...


The Cat King of Havana

by Tom Crosshill & Mia Nolting

Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick...


Laughing Out Loud, I Fly

by Juan Felipe Herrera & Karen Barbour

From U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, here are stirring poems that read like music. Awarded the Pura Belpré Honor for this book, Herrera writes in both Spanish and English about the joy and laughter...


The Temptress Four

by Gaby Triana

Four best friends, one graduation cruise, a week of partying.

Eight days of strife and storms . . .

It's supposed to be the best eight days of their lives.

Bonds will be broken...

But when a fortune-teller predicts...